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Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat

Cossypha niveicapilla (Lafresnaye, 1838)

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Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat - Cossypha niveicapilla Joost van Bruggen 2021-11-23 Farasuto Forest, Gambia, Kombo East (Gambia) (10 m) adult, duet, female, male, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

690413
xeno-canto.org
Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat - Cossypha niveicapilla James and David Bradley 2012-02-28 KEEP Bandas, Kakamega Forest, Kakamega (Kenya) (1600 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

158716
xeno-canto.org
Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat - Cossypha niveicapilla Patrik Åberg 2017-11-09 Brenu beach road, Central (Ghana) (10 m) call, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

400413
xeno-canto.org
Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat - Cossypha niveicapilla Barry Edmonston 2018-05-01 West Gonja, Northern Region, Northern (former region) (Ghana) (240 m) song -

Late afternoon call from single individual about 10 minute walk from the Mole NP motel, overlooking the large water ponds below.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

420242
xeno-canto.org
Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat - Cossypha niveicapilla niveicapilla Brendan Sloan 2021-10-28 Shai Hills Reserve, Ghana (Ghana) (30 masl appr m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

721397
xeno-canto.org
Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat - Cossypha niveicapilla Jason Anderson 11-10-2009 Parike Wood, near Kibungo, SE Rwanda, Kibungo (Rwanda) (1400 m) Song (B) -   44287
xeno-canto.org
Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat - Cossypha niveicapilla Peter Boesman 2018-06-26 Kombo East, West Coast Region, Western (Gambia) (20 m) call - [sono] 425614
xeno-canto.org
Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat - Cossypha niveicapilla András Schmidt 2005-11-03 Kinkiizi (near Buhoma), Wilaya ya Kanungu, Mkoa wa Magharibi, Kanungu (Uganda) (1500 m) adult, sex uncertain, song -

No modification. Near the lodge, this bird was singing at the bottom of a bushy area.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

700641
xeno-canto.org
Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat - Cossypha niveicapilla Bram Piot 2016-02-06 TASOK grounds, Kinshasa, Kinshasa City (Democratic Republic of the Congo) (340 m) song -

Not seen singing so not 100% sure, but this species was encountered several times.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

302346
xeno-canto.org
Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat - Cossypha niveicapilla Bram Piot 2017-04-07 Abidjan, Abidjan, Région des lagunes, Lagunes (Côte d'Ivoire) (90 m) song -

Singing at dusk, ID not 100% as I didn't see the bird singing.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

371364
xeno-canto.org
Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat - Cossypha niveicapilla Mike Nelson 2012-03-06 Lake Awing, Bamenda Highlands, Nord-Ouest (Cameroon) (2300 m) Song (B) - singing from a thick grove of trees 99685
xeno-canto.org
Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat - Cossypha niveicapilla James and David Bradley 2012-02-28 KEEP Bandas, Kakamega Forest, Kakamega (Kenya) (1625 m) song (A) -   101205
xeno-canto.org
Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat - Cossypha niveicapilla Lars Lachmann 2018-01-26 Bouna, Savanes, Savanes (Côte d'Ivoire) (200 m) call -

deep rolling call

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

403251
xeno-canto.org
Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat - Cossypha niveicapilla Andres Angulo Rubiano 2019-02-28 Yaounde, Bastos, near to WWF headquarters, Centre (Cameroon) (800 m) adult, male, song -

Same male as XC530136, but 9 minutes later.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

530139
xeno-canto.org
Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat - Cossypha niveicapilla Andres Angulo Rubiano 2019-02-28 Yaounde, Bastos, near to WWF headquarters, Centre (Cameroon) (800 m) adult, male, song -

Same male as XC530136, but five minutes later.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

530137
xeno-canto.org
Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat - Cossypha niveicapilla Bram Piot 2013-06-12 Botanical Gardens Entebbe, West Mengo District, Wakiso (Uganda) (1100 m) song -

Singing at dusk; initial part of 1st song phrase was cut off

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

138684
xeno-canto.org
Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat - Cossypha niveicapilla Peter Boesman 2018-06-22 Kiang West, Lower River, Lower River (Gambia) (40 m) call -

ID certainty 90%.

425421
xeno-canto.org
Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat - Cossypha niveicapilla Mike Nelson 01-03-10 Shai Hills, Greater Accra (Ghana) (100 m) Song (B) - Two birds recorded in Shai Hills a bit windy. 46225
xeno-canto.org
Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat - Cossypha niveicapilla Andres Angulo Rubiano 2019-02-28 Yaounde, Bastos, near to WWF headquarters, Centre (Cameroon) (800 m) adult, male, song -

I heard a male singing amazing variants of a type song? from the ground.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

530136
xeno-canto.org
Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat - Cossypha niveicapilla Étienne Leroy 2014-12-18 Assinie, Sud-Comoé, Sud-Comoé (Côte d'Ivoire) (10 m) song -

In the dawn chorus. One bird seen just before the song.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

208572
xeno-canto.org
Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat - Cossypha niveicapilla András Schmidt 2005-11-03 Kinkiizi (near Buhoma), Wilaya ya Kanungu, Mkoa wa Magharibi, Kanungu (Uganda) (1500 m) adult, sex uncertain, song -

No modification. Near the lodge, this bird was singing at the bottom of a bushy area. Same as on XC700641.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

700642
xeno-canto.org
Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat - Cossypha niveicapilla Andres Angulo Rubiano 2019-02-28 Yaounde, Bastos, near to WWF headquarters, Centre (Cameroon) (800 m) adult, male, song -

Same male as XC530136, but eight minutes later.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

530138
xeno-canto.org
Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat - Cossypha niveicapilla Andrew Spencer 2014-12-16 Gambela, trail from the Metu road to the Baro River, Gambela Peoples (Ethiopia) (460 m) song -

song from a single bird perched high in disturbed secondary forest.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

268782
xeno-canto.org
Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat - Cossypha niveicapilla Andres Angulo Rubiano 2019-02-28 Yaounde, Bastos, near to WWF headquarters, Centre (Cameroon) (800 m) adult, male, song -

Same male as XC530136, final cut.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

530140
xeno-canto.org
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